Monthly Archives: March 2019

Customizing Statistics Histogram in SQL Server 2019

The use of statistics in SQL Server is tightly embedded in the query optimizer and query processor. The creation and maintenance of statistics is usually handled by the SQL Server engine, though many DBAs and developers know that periodically we … Continue reading

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Trunk Based Database Development

Early in my career we had a folder that contained our source code. Each of us developers would copy the folder to our workstation and work on our code. To prevent issues, we had read only access to the main … Continue reading

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What’s the State of SQL Server Monitoring?

You can help everyone understand how people monitor and manage their instances. Redgate is prepping the 2019 State of SQL Server Monitoring report and we’re asking people to share some data on what they monitor today. Take our survey today … Continue reading

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Republish: Aging Software

I’m up in the mountains today, spending some time with family. You get to re-read Aging Software.

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